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Hundreds of Durga idols were immersed at around seven Yamuna ghats across the national capital today, with authorities trying to ensure that non-biodegradable items do not make it to the already po

KOLKATA: In a unique Durga Puja celebration, people in Central Kolkata's Nonapukur Lohapatty area have made pandals out of scrap automobile materials and spare parts.

THANE: With an aim to practice the traditional way of celebrating Durga Puja and limit the noise pollution, a city-based Durga Puja organising committee has shifted its celebration indoors.

GUWAHATI: This year, Durga Puja revelry will be all about remaining alert and keeping a sharp eye on pandal hoppers for a motley group of girl students in Assam's Nagaon town as they have taken a v

Considering ill effects on environment due to use of harmful materials on making idols during festivals like Ganesh and Durga Puja, the Forests and Environment Department, has issued a Government a

Taxi scrap used in decoration of the pandal.Taxi scrap used in decoration of the pandal.

SILCHAR: Civil society members held a meeting in Silchar on Sunday, appealing all sections of the society to maintain peace and communal harmony during the Durga Puja celebrations.

Local people have demanded immediate cleaning of Ichamati river near Taki in Basirhat and Bongaon to make the river pollution free as a large number of Durga idols were immersed in the river.

The 90 decibel limit for firecrackers will remain in force in Bengal.

GHAZIABAD: There was a considerable dip in idol immersion in the Hindon river on Thursday compared to previous years, with the administration having made alternative arrangements for devotees.